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8 Things You Probably Missed While Paying Attention To Trump

What actually happened this week?

Posted on March 12, 2016, at 12:12 p.m. ET

1. Prosecutors in Brazil charged former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva with money laundering, seeking his arrest.

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2. Turkish newspaper Zaman was taken over by the government and began publishing pro-regime propaganda.

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3. The United Nations released a report saying the South Sudanese Army has allowed allied militias to rape women as a form of payment.

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4. "Blunt force injuries to the head" were the cause of death for former Putin aide and co-founder of RT, Mikhail Lesin, the DC medical examiner's office said in a report released four months after he was found dead in a DC hotel room.

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5. The extreme right-wing 'People's Party-Our Slovakia' took eight percent of the vote in parliamentary elections, and the governing party lost its majority.

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6. Everyone wanted to argue about The Obama Doctrine.

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7. The drama around Sean Penn's interview with Mexican drug lord El Chapo continued, with this profile of actress Kate Del Castillo, who arranged it.

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8. And for something fun — Nigerian emojis are where it's at. Owambe!

Afro Emoji

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